Europe Fuel Additives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The market is segmented by Product Type (Deposit Control, Cetane Improvers, Lubricity Additives, Antioxidants, Anti-corrosion, Cold Flow Improvers, Antiknock Agents, and Other Product Types), Application (Diesel, Gasoline, Jet Fuel, and Other Applications), and Geography (Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and Rest of Europe).

Market Snapshot

Market Summary - Europe Fuel Additives Market
Study Period:

2016 - 2026

Base Year:

2020

CAGR:

>4 %

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Market Overview

The Europe fuel additives market is estimated to witness a significant growth, at an estimated CAGR of around 4%, over the forecast period. Major factors driving the market studied are the enactment of stringent environmental regulations.

  • Increasing demand and penetration of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are projected to hinder the market growth in the coming years.
  • Accelerating demand for ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) is likely to create opportunities to the market in the future.
  • Germany accounted for the largest market share and is expected to continue domination during the forecast period.

Scope of the report

The Europe fuel additives market report includes:

Product Type
Deposit Control
Cetane Improvers
Lubricity Additives
Antioxidants
Anticorrosion
Cold Flow Improvers
Antiknock Agents
Other Product Types
Application
Diesel
Gasoline
Jet Fuel
Other Applications
Geography
Germany
United Kingdom
Italy
France
Rest of Europe

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Key Market Trends

Gasoline to Dominate the Market

  • Gasoline is the major application of fuel additives in terms of market share. Gasoline engine technologies and fuels are constantly evolving and providing new challenges. The growth in the consumption of gasoline additive largely reflects the requirements of engine design and developments in refinery operations. Also, the additive cost is less than 0.3% of the average retail gasoline price.
  • The increasing popularity of new age fuel delivery systems, like gasoline direct injection (GDI) system, is likely to boost the demand for fuel additives.
  • Port injection fuel delivery systems used to be the norm. However, new gasoline direct injection or GDI technology is becoming standard equipment on many new cars, especially in high-performance vehicles. In this innovative fuel delivery system, the injector is placed inside the combustion chamber yielding improved combustion to produce better performance, improved gas mileage, and fewer emissions. Deposits in GDI systems are extremely hard to remove and require more fuel additives. 
  • The market penetration of gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines is growing rapidly, which is quite instrumental in propelling the market demand for gasoline fuel additives, in significant amount.
  • Hence, owing to the above-mentioned reasons, the gasoline-related applications of fuel additives are likely to account for the highest market share, during the forecast period.
Europe Fuel Additives Market - Segmentation

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Germany to Dominate the Market

  • Germany leads Europe’s automotive market with 41 assembly and engine production plants that contribute to one third of the total automobile production in Europe.
  • Germany, being one of the leading manufacturing bases for the aircraft industry, is the home to manufacturers from different segments, such as equipment manufacturers, material and component suppliers, engine producers, and whole system integrators.
  • The German aerospace industry comprises more than 2,300 firms located all around the country, with northern Germany being the area with a higher concentration of firms.
  • The country hosts a large number of production bases for aircraft interior components, MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul), and lightweight construction and materials, largely in Bavaria, Bremen, Baden-Württemberg, and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
  • It has been estimated that over 30 to 35 thousand new aircraft will be operational by the next 20 years, in order to meet the rising aviation demand. Thus, with the increase in production of aircraft, the consumption of fuel additives will increase during the forecast period.
  • Due to all such factors, the market for fuel additives in the country is expected to have a steady growth during the forecast period.
Europe Fuel Additives Market - Regional Trend

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Competitive Landscape

The Europe fuel additives market is partially consolidated in nature. The major companies include Afton Chemical, The Lubrizol Corporation, BASF SE, and LANXESS, among others.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Enactment of Stringent Environmental Regulations

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Increasing Demand and Penetration of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs)

      2. 4.2.2 High Costs of R&D Activities

    3. 4.3 Industry Value-Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Deposit Control

      2. 5.1.2 Cetane Improvers

      3. 5.1.3 Lubricity Additives

      4. 5.1.4 Antioxidants

      5. 5.1.5 Anticorrosion

      6. 5.1.6 Cold Flow Improvers

      7. 5.1.7 Antiknock Agents

      8. 5.1.8 Other Product Types

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Diesel

      2. 5.2.2 Gasoline

      3. 5.2.3 Jet Fuel

      4. 5.2.4 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Germany

      2. 5.3.2 United Kingdom

      3. 5.3.3 Italy

      4. 5.3.4 France

      5. 5.3.5 Rest of Europe

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Afton Chemical

      2. 6.4.2 Baker Hughes, a GE Company LLC

      3. 6.4.3 BASF SE

      4. 6.4.4 Chevron Corporation

      5. 6.4.5 Clariant

      6. 6.4.6 Croda International Plc

      7. 6.4.7 Eni SpA

      8. 6.4.8 Evonik Industries AG

      9. 6.4.9 Exxon Mobil Corporation

      10. 6.4.10 LANXESS

      11. 6.4.11 Royal Dutch Shell plc

      12. 6.4.12 The Lubrizol Corporation

      13. 6.4.13 Total

      14. 6.4.14 VeryOne SaS (EURENCO)

    5. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

    1. 7.1 Accelerating Demand for Ultra-low-sulfur Diesel (ULSD)

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Europe Fuel Additives Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Europe Fuel Additives Market is growing at a CAGR of >4% over the next 5 years.

  • Afton Chemical
  • The Lubrizol Corporation
  • BASF SE

Are the major companies operating in Europe Fuel Additives Market.

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